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Tricks or treats, plants or eats

October 19, 2018 A new season is upon us gardeners, clean up your tools buy new gloves, of course, a new hat, and dig in. The weather really will start to cool down by the end of the month. more »»

 
 
 
Presence of radon in home a concern for buyers

October 19, 2018 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I recently made an offer for a house in Cape Coral, which included 15 days for inspection. I hired an inspector who ran several tests, including for radon. more »»

Majority of Cape Coral homes sell for under $325,000

October 19, 2018 Last week we examined the Cape Coral single-family home market over the first three quarters of this year in various price ranges from $325,000 and above. more »»

Mums the word

September 28, 2018 By H.I. JEAN SHIELDS news@breezenewspapers.com Yes, when fall arrives, it is time to plant the many colored varieties of the garden mums, or chrysanthemums. Read your plant tags. more »»

A ‘quiet title’ claim may help resolve property issue

September 28, 2018 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: We purchased our property in the Yacht Club area about 10 years ago, and all went well. more »»

August unsold supply of Cape’s homes varies widely

September 28, 2018 Before we get into this week’s topic about the monthly supply of unsold Cape Coral single-family homes and whether we are in a buyer’s or a seller’s market, we will finish up last week’s column by... more »»

Decorative Artists, astronomy, crafts, women in military, many youth programs at Cape Coral Library in October

September 21, 2018 The Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library is located at 921 S.W. 39th Terrace. more »»

Summer's end

September 21, 2018 By H.I. JEAN SHIELDS news@breezenewspapers.com Wow, we are ending this summer on a hot note for sure. Hurricane season ends Nov. 30, as usual each year. more »»

Overall sales strong, but Cape canal homes weaken

September 21, 2018 Overall, the Cape Coral single-family home market is continuing to have a solid year, but as we note below, we are seeing some declines in the number of closed home sales in the gulf access, and... more »»

Hands of mass frustration

September 14, 2018 My phone ringing was the skin specialist calling to let me know those two big holes in me with stitches from my biopsies had evidence of allergies. Just letting me know. more »»

Will, other documents will be valid and upheld in Florida

September 14, 2018 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I have recently moved here from Illinois, and I recently had all of my estate planning done there. This includes a will, power of attorney, and other documents. more »»

Toxic algae, empty promises and the ‘Lake O’ bungle

September 14, 2018 Having lived here for 39 years, this year’s ongoing red tide and algae crisis is the worst we can remember, both from the amount and types of dead sea life washing up on our beaches and in our... more »»

SWAG SWFL

September 7, 2018 Our green canals were beneficial to our local police last Saturday. A fleeing suspect dived into a local canal, as errant alleged criminals do. more »»

Seller financing with proper precautions

September 7, 2018 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I am planning to sell my home in Cape Coral and move into a condominium. I own the house outright, so I was thinking of offering the buyer financing directl. more »»

July-to-August Cape home foreclosures up 122 percent

September 7, 2018 We bet that headline grabbed your attention! Just to quickly clarify, there is no looming foreclosure crisis, as our distressed home sales went from only nine in July, to 20 in August, for an... more »»

Red, white and blue

August 31, 2018 Labor Day, a federal, public holiday, is Sept. 3 this year. This is when we celebrate with barbecues and socialize a lot and celebrate the end of summer. more »»

A will won’t guarantee property transfer

August 31, 2018 Mr. Feichthaler: I have been told that if my will lists my daughter as my sole heir, she will get my house without needing probate. I am a widow and only have the one daughter. more »»

Seller’s market in dry lot homes, buyer’s still rational

August 31, 2018 We will begin this week by wrapping up last week’s column with the number of closed sales and median sales prices for dry lot homes in July. more »»

Rain, rain and more rain

August 24, 2018 Chapter 1: Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmosphere water vapor and then becomes heavy enough to fall under gravity. more »»

Rights of a condo owner

August 24, 2018 Dear Mr. Feichthaler, I live in a two-bedroom condominium near city hall, and have been there for 10 years. more »»

Cape home sales and median price results for July

August 24, 2018 Having lived here since 1979, this year’s mix of red tide in the Gulf of Mexico and toxic algae from the Lake Okeechobee water releases is by far the worst and most widespread that we can remember. more »»

 
 
 

 

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